The Joy Factory has unveiled a suite of digital companion products to complement the iPad 2. A series of carbon fiber mounting systems, which range from a new C-Clamp to specialty Tripod-Compatible Mount, and iPad 2-Compatible Valet and Tournez line, allow users to stay active and engaged with their smart tablets in their daily lives, says Joy Factory President Sampson Yang.
The products include:
° Valet Carbon Fiber iPad2 Auto Mounting Systems — The Valet iPad seat bolt mount and headrest mounting system from The Joy Factory allows users to maximize navigation or entertainment features of the iPad 2 on the go. The seat bolt mount offers front seat passenger hands-free convenience to use their iPad 2 for navigation.
The flagship Valet also offers a headrest mount that attaches to the back of the front passenger or driver seat in any car, truck or SUV. Passengers can rotate their iPad 2 in the case a full 360 degrees for landscape or portrait viewing. Both mounts offer an adjustable arm to make viewing comfortable from any angle and different heights that swivels out of the way when not in use. The Valet has a manufacturer’s sugggested retail price of US$149.95 (seat bolt mount) or $79.95 (headrest mount).
° Tournez Retractable Carbon Fiber iPad 2 Wall and Clamp Mounting Systems (pictured) — The Tournez Retractable Carbon Fiber family suite is available in a variety of options suitable for iPad 2 users at home, the office or professional trade work environments such as medical offices, schools and sales fleets. The Tournez Retractable Carbon Fiber iPad Wall/Cabinet Mount and the Clamp Mounting systems each feature a 360-degree angle that adjusts to facilitate landscape or portrait viewing.
The wall, cabinet or flat surface application allows for versatility in the kitchen, the garage, office and other locations. The Tournez is offered for $99.95 (wall/cabinet mount) or $149.95 (clamp mount).
° Tournez C-Clamp iPad 2 Mount –The Tournez iPad 2 holder with a carbon fiber arm and secure c-clamp adheres to any hard surface including a desk, bar, bookshelf, countertop or armrest. It’s designed to allow users to work comfortably on their tablet hands free and offer options for companies to leverage their iPad 2 as an extension of their business — albeit a kiosk, interactive menu and more. The C-Clamp Mount costs $89.95.
° Tournez Tripod-Compatible iPad 2 Mount — The Tournez Tripod-Compatible Mount is designed for professional and aspiring photographers. By installing the Tournez onto a standard tripod, users can transform their iPad into a go-anywhere photo solution with opportunities to leverage popular lighting and editing apps or have it serve as a stand to display their portfolio.
The flexible arm case, which rotates 360 degrees, can turn an iPad into a light source or light meter to change and measure colors, shadows and brightness. In addition, many photographers can use the stand to support editing needs on the go. The Tournez Tripod Mount is offered for $79.95.